Don’t Write for Money, Write for Your Reader

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When poet Howard Nemerov was tasked with teaching an art history survey class at Yale, he decided to drop the typical academic approach and teach art as art rather than a metaphor for society. He writes:

“I abandoned my expertise, I let go of the skepticism I hid behind as a younger man. I left no scrim or safety net between me and

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MartinEdic

MartinEdic

Former software marketer. Former musician. Writer, nine non-fiction books, two novels, Buddhist, train lover. Amateur cook, lover of life most of the time!